Church of St Michael and All Angels, Rye, Puriton - Sedgemoor

Parish church. C14 to C15 chancel nave and north aisle and early C13 unbuttressed west tower with lancet window. South porch, north vestry. Coursed rubble, freestone dressings, mixed material roofs, interior has Perpendicular rood screen. Tower render failing and falling from the tower. Historic England gave advice following removal of the render in late 2016. Additional issues with the vestry wall and aisle roof remain.

Church of St Michael and All Angels, Rye, Puriton - Sedgemoor
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1344664
  • Local Planning Authority: Sedgemoor
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

  • Building Name: Church of St Michael and All Angels
  • Street Name: Rye
  • County: Somerset
  • District / Borough: Sedgemoor
  • Parish: Puriton
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Bridgwater and West Somerset
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I

Contact Details

Annie Evans 0117 975 1308

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England